Jungle Temples (3D)
Trip Over View
In Angkor and all over Cambodia, there are Khmer temples named as Jungle temples which are not completely cleared from forests and mostly for those complexes with walls overgrown by massive trees. Such temple trees are now themselves worthy of protection, but they are restricted if essential to protect the building structure or for the protection of sightseers.
Exploring the Jungle Temples is an exciting activity in itself and this Jungle Temples tour allows you to explore some amazing and best temple sites. This tour is such an exciting activity in itself. There are more than hundred small temple ruins in a forest setting and the best parts are accessed by climbing over stones, scrambling up walls and swinging around trees. Travel around Cambodia’s renowned architectural treasures, from the pre-Angkorian remains at Sambor Prei Kuk, to the crowning jewel of Khmer architecture, Angkor Wat.
Day 1: Phnom Penh – Kampong Thom.
Day 2: Kampong Thom – Siem Reap.
Day 3: Siem Reap.
Day 1: Phnom Penh – Kampong Thom
From Phnom Penh, take a trip by vehicle to Kampong Thom, on the way halting at Sambor Prei Kuk, regarded as to be the most significant grouping of pre-Angkorian monuments in Cambodia. Prior to the upsurge of Angkor, this used to be the capital of Chenla in the 6th century, known as Isanapura; today, more than 100 small temple ruins sit quietly in the forest surroundings. Discover the main central complex and acquire an understanding into the early on architectural methodology of Cambodia.Overnight in Kampong Thom.
Day 2: Kampong Thom – Siem Reap
Head to Siem Reap from Kampong Thom for a full day of traveling around the crown jewel of Khmer architecture, Angkor Wat, the national symbol of Cambodia and emphasizes of any stopover to the country. The biggest, best conserved and most devotedly important of the Angkor temples, it makes an impact on visitors both by its pure scale and brilliantly balanced design as well as the subtle creativity of its carvings. To come close to the temple, first cross the enormous moat, ongoing along a wide walkway lined with naga barriers. On entering the chief structure, lead in the course of a sequence of galleries and courtyard prior to reaching the central sanctuary which offers stunning views back over the walkway and across the nearby countryside. On the way, halt to take pleasure in the elaborated stone carvings that decorate almost every exteriors of the temple with some 1,700 Apsaras or celestial dancers molded from the walls. Along the external gallery walls run the longest uninterrupted bas-relief in the world that recites the stories from Hindu mythology together with the renowned Churning of the Ocean of milk. Watch and enjoy the sun set over Cambodian countryside from the upper terraces of primeval Angkorian temple. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 3: Siem Reap
- 3 meals a day.
- English speaking licensed guide.
- Drinks, tip and expenses of personal nature.
- Extra expenses due to nature and unforeseen events.
- Travel Insurance.